Vikings Pick 9 in Final Day of 2017 Draft
Philadelphia, PA (Learfield Wire Services) – The final day of the 2017 NFL Draft was a busy one for the Minnesota Vikings with nine picks, including four in the seventh round.
Defensive tackle Jaleel Johnson of Iowa is seen as a run stopper, who can solidify the middle of the defensive line.
Linebacker Ben Gedeon of Michigan will help bolster a thin Vikings linebacker position and he established a reputation as a fierce tackler on special teams.
Wide receiver Rodney Adams of South Florida is a speed guy who can return kicks, as well as catch passes.
Guard Danny Isidora of Miami-Florida started 39 games in a row and was named second-team All-ACC.
Tight end Bucky Hodges of Virginia Tech is big, but also fast, catching 20 touchdown passes in his last three seasons.
Wide receiver Stacy Coley of Miami-Florida is speedy and could also return kicks.
Defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo of Northwestern had almost two dozen sacks in college.
Linebacker Elijah Lee of Kansas State is coming out after his junior year where he was named All Big 12.
Cornerback Jack Tocho of North Carolina State showed impressive strength at the NFL combine and graduated college in just three years.